Mike Wilson will begin Feb. 16, 2015, succeeding Bob Mong, who is retiring.
The calendar turns toward year’s end and news media are filled with lists of the bests, year-end roundups and predictions for 2015. The lists and roundups are the easy part — the predictions slightly more taxing, requiring additional thought.
PHILADELPHIA — Armed with a Kindle Fire tablet, Anna Orso stood just inside the front door of an Irish pub last Monday night welcoming guests to a happy hour in Center City, Philadelphia.
In October the Austin-based news nonprofit ended a collaboration with The New York Times. Now the Tribune and the Post will share stories and co-sponsor events.
The exits capped a tumultuous year in which the Times continued to map its survival strategy in an increasingly competitive media landscape.
The new Gone portal will publish travel-related articles written by both staff writers and freelancers, and some of those will be about Marriott-related topics.
Legacy publishers who focus on digital have been offered a glimmer of hope as Rupert Murdoch's The Times and The Sunday Times recently announced a profit for the first time in 13 years.
A large magazine publisher is trying to stay on the digital cutting edge.
Michael Wolff revisited his predictions, weighed in on some of the bigger media stories of the year
The company was seeing 1 million monthly video views as recently as early summer of this year, but it was up to 40 million monthly views in November.
The $2 million gift will support an endowed chair who will lead a new program at the Cronkite School in which students will cover immigration and border issues in the U.S. and Mexico in both Spanish and English.
As new-media players like BuzzFeed, Vox Media and VICE raise huge sums of money that value their companies in the billion-dollar-plus range, it’s easy to see the media landscape as one in which the big get bigger and the small fry get annihilated.
The San Francisco Chronicle has embarked on a new membership program aimed at increasing reader loyalty, and the renewal rate.